Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a shape broad as compared with the height, and bounded by rectilinear rather than curved lines: as, a square-built man or ship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective broad and solidly built

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Examples

  • The space was windowless, square-built, and with only one door, smelling of unseasoned timber and straw from the thatched roof.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • A man perhaps in his middle thirties, square-built and muscular, the first fine salting of grey in his brown hair, his eyes, over-shadowed beneath thick black brows, fixed darkly upon the sand-moulded curves of the naked horizon.

    His Disposition

  • The space was windowless, square-built, and with only one door, smelling of unseasoned timber and straw from the thatched roof.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • It was a square-built room, very plain, with lime-washed plaster walls and a rush-strewn floor.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • It was a square-built room, very plain, with lime-washed plaster walls and a rush-strewn floor.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The early morning sun slanting in showed a cool, square-built room with a flagged stone floor, a raftered ceiling hung with bunches of drying herbs, and a heavy wooden table, the surface scarred and worn smooth and dark with age.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The space was windowless, square-built, and with only one door, smelling of unseasoned timber and straw from the thatched roof.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The early morning sun slanting in showed a cool, square-built room with a flagged stone floor, a raftered ceiling hung with bunches of drying herbs, and a heavy wooden table, the surface scarred and worn smooth and dark with age.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • It was a square-built room, very plain, with lime-washed plaster walls and a rush-strewn floor.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • The early morning sun slanting in showed a cool, square-built room with a flagged stone floor, a raftered ceiling hung with bunches of drying herbs, and a heavy wooden table, the surface scarred and worn smooth and dark with age.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

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